Rugby results from the second round of the Six Nations tournament
In the second round of the 2011 Six Nations England demolished Italy at Twickenham Stadium, Scotland went down Wales at Murrayfield and France narrowly won over a heartbroken Ireland at Aviva Stadium.
England 59 v Italy 13:
Saturday 12th February 2011: England v Italy, Twickenham at 14:30 (local)
England have again shown the love for running that they surprised the world with against Australia last year. Toby Flood was prominent again and Chris Ashton scored four tries.
Tries: Ashton 4, Cueto, Tindall, Care, Haskell. Conversions: Flood 5, Wilkinson 3. Penalty: Flood
Try: Ongaro. Conversion: Bergamasco. Penalties: Bergamasco 3
ENGLAND to beat Italy by 17
England won by 46
Scotland 6 v Wales 24:
Saturday 12th February 2011: Scotland v Wales, Murrayfield at 17:00 (local)
Scotland and their coach Andy Robinson will be disappointed they didn’t show more form after a relatively successful 2010 and against a Wales side who had not won in eight tests. Shane Williams scored two tries and James Hook had a busy night with the boot, while Scotland could only manage six points from two Dan Parks penalties.
Penalties: Parks 2
Tries: Williams 2. Conversion: Hook. Penalties: Hook 4
WALES to beat Scotland by 5
Wales won by 18
Ireland 22 v France 25:
Sunday 13th February 2011: Ireland v France, Aviva Stadium at 15:00 (local)
Despite scoring three tries to one and showing a massive improvement on their performance against Italy last week, Ireland were unable to capitalise. Parra kept Ireland at bay with five penalties while Ireland missed vital conversions.
Tries: McFadden, O’Leary, Heaslip. Conversions: Sexton, O’Gara. Penalty: Sexton
Try: Medard. Conversion: Yachvili. Penalties: Parra 5, Yachvili
FRANCE to beat Ireland by 6
France won by 3